Old Swedish Dictionary - läte

Meaning of Old Swedish word "läte" (or læte) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

läte (læte)
vanl. pl. 1) beteende, sätt att skicka sig, later. nutus. .. nikkan vily samtykkia lähte ok teeknan GU C 20 s. 367. - Jfr bova-, hörro-, lös-, piko-, smiker-läte.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so läte may have also been written as læte

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • läthe )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛅᛏᚽ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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